52-year-old Italian rock climber Alfredo Webber has made a daring free solo ascent of Panem et Circenses at Muro di Pizarra close to Arco, Italy. Freed by Webber himself, according to the climber from Val di Non the difficulties of the route weigh in at circa 8c.
Spanish climbers Iker Pou and Jorge Díaz-Rullo have both recently redpointed 9a+: Pou made the first ascent of Gran Guggenheim on the island of Mallorca, while Díaz-Rullo repeated La Rambla at Siurana.
Watch Libby Sauter and Alix Morris set the female speed record on Salathé Wall in Yosemite Valley in October 2015.
German rock climber Alexander Huber frees Highway, a 30-year project established by Thomas Schäfer and Norbert Wich on Waidringer Steinplatte in Austria.
On November 3rd, 2020, Emily Harrington climbed Golden Gate on El Cazpitan in Yosemite all free in a single day. This is a behind the scenes look at her send.
Last August Alexander Huber and Guido Unterwurzacher made the first free ascent of Magellan, a 15-year-old project on Urlkopf close to Loferer Alm in Austria. Huber reports.
Alexander Huber reports about his summer 2020 first free ascent of Siete Venas on Alpeltalkopf (Hoher Göll, Berchtesgaden Alps), an 8b multi-pitch established with his brother Thomas Huber.
On the South Face of Untersberg in the Berchtesgaden Alps in Germany, Thomas and Alexander Huber have made the first ascent of Sonnenkönig. Alexander Huber reports.
In just five days climbing at Arco, Jakob Schubert sent a series of difficult sport climbs including 'Beginning' 9a/9a + at Eremo di San Paolo and an onsight of the ‘8c '5 Uve’ at Narango.
The report and words about mountaineering from the Paul Preuss Prize, awarded to the Austrian mountaineer Heinz Mariacher celebrated at Reinhold Messner's Firmian Castle. Mariacher is the eighth alpinist to receive the prestigious award after Messner himself, Hanspeter Eisendle, Albert Precht, Hansjörg Auer, Alexander Huber, Beat Kammerlander and Bernd Arnold.
Austrian alpinist Heinz Mariacher is the recipient of the Paul Preuss Award 2020. Mariacher is the eighth mountaineer to receive the prestigious prize after Reinhold Messner, Hanspeter Eisendle, Albert Precht, Hansjörg Auer, Alexander Huber, Beat Kammerlander and Bernd Arnold.
Polish rock climber Łukasz Dudek has made a rope solo ascent of Pan Aroma, the 550m 8c multi-pitch rock climb on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo in the Tre Cime di Lavaredo group of the Italian Dolomites.
Interview with Czech rock climber Adam Ondra who has made the first onsight of Il Maratoneta, the first 8b+ in Croatia freed by Maurizio 'Manolo' Zanolla in 1987 and at the time one of the hardest climbs in the world. Furthermore, he has made the first ascent of Genius Loci 9a which adds a variation start to Il Maratoneta.
Climbing with David Leduc, on Friday 17 July Belgian climber Sébastien Berthe made a singe-day repeat of Bellavista, the difficult multi-pitch on Cima Ovest di Lavaredo in the Dolomites.
In June 2018 American rock climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell set a new speed record on El Capitan in Yosemite, climbing The Nose in 1:58:07. Here’s the time-lapse of the entire ascent, condensed into just over two minutes.
29-year-old Austrian climber Jakob Schubert has repeated Weiße Rose, the historic 9a established by Alexander Huber at the Schleierwasserfall in 1994 and otherwise repeated only by Adam Ondra.
The video of Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl making a free ascent in 2016 of Zodiac, the historic big wall on the southeast face of El Capitan, Yosemite.
The video of the first free ascent of Eternal Flame, the legendary rock climb on Nameless Tower, in the Trango group, Karakorum. Established by Kurt Albert, Wolfgang Güllich, Christof Stiegler and Milan Sykora, the first redpoint was carried out from 11 - 14 August 2009 by Thomas and Alexander Huber.
American rock climber Nellie Milfeld, belayed by her husband Cedar Wright, has made a rare female ascent of Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite
Alpinists Alexander Huber and Guido Unterwurzacher have completed Koasabluad, a difficult multi-pitch rock climb up Maukspitze in the Wilder Kaiser massif in Austria, where in 2014/2015 they established Südwind. Unterwurzacher reports.